UW-Madison IELTS Center
5114 Helen C White Hall
600 N Park St
Madison, WI 53706
Hours: Mon-Thu, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
What is IELTS?
Register for your IELTS test:
Test fee: $240
A valid (un-expired) passport (or a green card by special request) are the only forms of identification accepted on the day of the test; you will not be allowed to take the test without the passport or green card used during your registration.
Test start time:
Please be at the test center no later than 8:15 a.m.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.; doors close at 8:45 a.m. You will not be admitted into the test center after 8:45 am. Parking is available at Helen C White Lot 6. We recommend that you arrive early to find the parking lot and get to the Education Building. No exceptions can be made for not arriving on time due to parking issues or traffic.
Cancelation, transfer, and refund policy:
- Request for cancellation or postponement of your test must be made via email or letter
- Cancellations or postponements made via telephone will NOT be accepted
- Cancellation requests received more than 5 weeks ahead of the test date will receive a full refund (minus $45 administrative fee)
- Cancellation requests received less than 5 weeks ahead of the test date will receive NO refund
- Failure to appear for the test is considered a cancellation and NO refund will be issued.
- Request for a Test Day Transfer must be made more than 5 weeks before the chosen test date
If you are absent for a test, Transfer of Test Date or Refund applications can be considered if submitted within 5 working days of the test date. However, you will need to provide evidence that you were unable to take the test due to serious illness or cause. If an application for a Transfer of Test Date is approved, an administrative fee of $45 will be charged. If an application for a refund is approved, the center will issue a refund to the candidate. However, an administrative fee of $45 will be deducted.
Availability of Results:
Test results will be mailed on the 13th day after a test date by regular US Postal Service mail and you can expect to receive your results between 18 to 21 days from the test date. You can also request to collect the results in person on the results-issuing day, but you must inform us in advance if you intend to do this. We cannot release test results by phone, email or fax.
You will be also able to preview your test results online from the 13th day after the test date and the results will remain accessible for 28 days at: https://results.ieltsessentials.com/
You will be required to enter the following information to preview your results:
Given / Other Name(s) (match all names in your passport)
Date of birth:
The fields are not case sensitive but spaces must match information in your passport.
Disclaimer: The online preview of your test result may not be used as an official score report. IELTS USA, the test center and the IELTS Partners give no guarantee as to the accuracy of the preview result, and will not accept any responsibility for an inaccurate score. IELTS USA, the test center and the IELTS Partners will not accept any responsibility in the event that your result fails to display, whether due to technical fault or administrative procedures.